I am a Junior DBA at Mydbops. This is my first blog professionally, I would like to brief my encounter with Log-rotate in first few weeks of my work, Hope it will help other beginners as well. This Blog will cover the following sections. Introduction to Log-rotate Issues FacedSolutions (Fix for the above issues)Best practicesHow … Continue reading Configuring efficient MySQL Logrotate
During our recent consulting with one of our client, We came across an interesting issue on RDS. The baseline is that "Low IO size on your RDS instance can affect your DB performance". Yes, It’s IO size, Not IOPS. We had our production systems running on RDS MySQL with a single master, 3 replicas. All … Continue reading Will IO Size Affect your RDS Performance?
The world of application and its related services are migrating more towards cloud, because of availability, Elasticity, Manageability etc. While moving the entire stack we need to be very cautious while migrating the database part. Migration of DB servers is not a simple lift and shift operation, Rather it would require a proper planning and … Continue reading Database Objects migration to RDS/ Aurora (AWS)
This is our fourth blog in the ProxySQL Series MySQL Replication Read-write Split up Seamless Replication Switchover Using MHA Mirroring MySQL Queries This blog focuses on how to quickly find and address badly written queries using ProxySQL without any downtime and change in application code. When we get an incident about the high usage on … Continue reading ProxySQL Series: Handling resource expensive(bad) Queries in MySQL
MySQL has multiple timeout variables these slides helps to give an overview of the different timeout variables and their purposes briefly.
In this blog post, We will be explaining about the timeouts in SST on systemd implementation which we faced recently in Percona XtraDB Cluster during our Consulting with a client. State Snapshot Transfers (SST) refers to complete data sync from one of the nodes from the cluster to the joining node. SST will happen for one or … Continue reading Handling long duration SST(timeout) in PXC with systemd
I was involved in one of the development support for MySQL. Here is an interesting case The application needs a Sequence generator as it was not present inbuilt with MySQL ( MariaDB will have it in 10.3 ) they have made sequence generator function with 'select for update' statement. But it tends to cause more locking … Continue reading Investigating a MySQL dead lock
As Mydbops we are implementing Load Balancer using Maxscale or ProxySQL ( Our presentation ) for lot our client, but these load balancers will become a SPOF (Single Point of failure) . We have tried to explore services like HAProxy, Nginx, and Keepalived etc. Except Keepalived, all the services need to run on the standalone instance … Continue reading Making Maxscale/ProxySQL Highly Available ( 2 > 1 )
AWS recently announced the release of MariaDB 10.2 for RDS. One of customer needs this release for GIS indexing .The recent encounter on a Replication issue with RDS MariaDB 10.2 is briefed here . Problem Statement: After the upgrade of replicas to MariaDB 10.2 on RDS, Once replication is stopped manually through “call mysql.rds_stop_replication;” or … Continue reading Replication Will not Start On AWS RDS for MariaDB 10.2
Multi-channel replication is one of the great feature shipped with MySQL 5.7, With allowed the capability of slave to have many masters, having a channel for each master by which they replicate. Each channel id has a unique “channel_name” In the above DB Architecture “channel_1, channel_2 and channel_3” represent the channel_name used for replication from … Continue reading Disabling Multi-Source Replication in MySQL 5.7